Arena Monday 14 July 2014

coming up on Friday's show....a special on "Fermata: Writings Inspired by Music", a new anthology which explores the connection between music and the written word...Fairytale of New York, Hofstetter's Serenade and Blueberry Hill - just some of the hits which have provided inspiration for poets and writers through the decades

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Would you like to be in the audience for our special Christmas programme on Tuesday the 20th of December at 6.30pm? The Army No. 1 Band will be joined by soprano Mairead Buicke and members of the New Dublin Voices Choir for some lovely seasonal music.  To apply for tickets to this recording just email by Monday 19th December with your full name, address and number of tickets required to arena@rte.ie 

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Galway International Arts Festival - "Ballyturk"

Galway International Arts Festival - "Ballyturk"

playwright Enda Walsh and actor Cillian Murphy talk about their professional collaboration and the world premiere of their play “Ballyturk”

Official website: www.giaf.ie

Galway International Arts Festival - We Banjo 3

Galway International Arts Festival - We Banjo 3

David and Martin Howley & Fergal and Enda Scahill of Galway band We Banjo 3

Official website: www.giaf.ie

Band website: www.webanjo3.com

Galway International Arts Festival - "Chapatti"

Galway International Arts Festival - "Chapatti"

playwright Christian O’Reilly talks about his play “Chapatti”

Official website: www.giaf.ie

Galway International Arts Festival - "Star of the Sea"

Galway International Arts Festival - "Star of the Sea"

Mairead and Ionia Ní Chróinín of Moonfish Theatre talk about their bi-lingual stage adaptation of the Joseph O’Connor novel “Star Of The Sea”

Official website: www.giaf.ie

Moonfish Theatre website: http://moonfishtheatre.com/ 

Galway International Arts Festival - visual art

Galway International Arts Festival - visual art

artists explain the inspiration for their Festival exhibitions - John Kindness talks about 'Odysseus', sculptr Patrick O’Reilly talks about ‘Prelude’,  print-maker Leonie King talks about ‘Inextricably Linked’ and Karen Conway talks about ‘Anaesthesia’

Official website: www.giaf.ie

Music Played on the Show

Bunch Of Green Rushes/Salt Creek Medley

Bunch Of Green Rushes/Salt Creek Medley

We Banjo 3

3:00

Bríd Óg Ní Mháille

Bríd Óg Ní Mháille

Grace Kiely

2:00

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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